Kathmandu : Fourteen people have died of Covid infection in Dang and Banke district of Lumbini province.
Among the dead are six from Dang and eight from Banke. Tej Wali, a source at the District Covid Crisis Management Center, said that five died at the Bheri Hospital in Nepalgunj, two at the Teaching Hospital Kohalpur and one at home isolation.
According to him, a 67 year old woman from Salyan Kumakh Gaonpalika-1, a 59 year old man from Bardiya Madhuwan Municipality-6, a 35 year old woman from Baijnath Gaonpalika-6 Banke, a 75 year old woman from Khajura Gaonpalika-3 Banke, a Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan-5 and a 61 year old woman were undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital Nepalgunj.
Similarly, a 28 year old man from Kohalpur Municipality-2 and a 40 year old man from Kailali Lamkichuha Municipality died at the Teaching Hospital Kohalpur while a 64 year old woman from Khajura Gaonpalika-1 Banke died in home isolation, said Wali, a source at the District Covid Crisis Management Center.
At the same time, the number of deaths due to corona in Banke has reached 222. A total of 167 people have died while coming here for treatment from outlying districts.